Our diet and eating habits are affected by a plethora of things. What your body structure is,where you are, the people you are with and most prominently, how you are feeling.Our emotions effect everything in our lives, so why not your eating habits too?
Many people call it comfort eating. For them eating food fills emotional needs and helps them calm
down from distress. There people are basically emotional eaters. While there’s nothing wrong with
eating when you’re sad, it just isn’t the best thing to do given the possible health implications.
But how do you know if you’re an emotional eater. Here are some things that’ll help you recognize
yourself as an emotional eater or not.
1.When you’re feeling sad and overwhelmed by something, you immediately head to the
kitchen or the secret cabinet stashed with food. Is it the sugary and high-carb food that you
go for? Yes, you’re an emotional eater.
2.It’s a slow day, and you can’t decide what to do or you don’t have anything to do. Do you
eat? You’re an emotional eater.
3.You’re stressed. There’s work you need to do and not enough time. Do you decide to snack
on something as you work? You’re an emotional eater.
4.You just did well in the exam, or you aced that meeting. So do you go out for a celebratory
lunch? Yeah, you’re an emotional eater.
5.The scarier the horror movie, the more you much on the popcorn? Emotional eater!
So what do you do, now that you’re recognized yourself to be a stress eater? Come back tomorrow
to know how to stop stress eating.